Giant Hornet

  • (noun): European hornet introduced into the United States.
    Synonyms: Vespa crabro

Some articles on giant hornet, hornet:

Asian Giant Hornet
... The Asian giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia), including the subspecies Japanese giant hornet (Vespa mandarinia japonica), colloquially known as the yak-killer hornet, is the world's ...
Suzumebachi - Sting
... The stinger of the Asian giant hornet is about 6 mm (ΒΌ in) in length, and injects an especially potent venom that contains, like many bee and wasp venoms, a ... An allergic human stung by the giant hornet may die from an allergic reaction to the venom, but the venom contains a neurotoxin called mandaratoxin (MDTX), a single-c ... Each year in Japan, the human death toll caused by Asian giant hornet stings is around 30-40 ...

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